Happy Publication Day to Luna: Wolf Moon!
It’s publication day and we’ve got an outta-this-world book for you. The sequel to what was described as ‘Game of Thrones on the moon’, this book is a must-have! Luna: Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald The BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author returns with the second part of his stunning moon colonisation epic, perfect […]
Happy Publication Day 14th July 2016!
It’s a bumper day for paperbacks, which means it’s a good day for your wallet which just means you can get even more books! We have a fantasy described by Patrick Rothfuss as a ‘strange alchemy, a recipe I’ve never seen before’, two hard sf novels that will leave you both yearning for space yet […]
Cover Reveal: LUNA Wolf Moon
We’re delighted to reveal the cover for LUNA: WOLF MOON, the second book in Ian McDonald’s BSFA award-nominated series, soon to be a major CBS TV show. Designed by Blacksheep, this is another evocative image for a series that has received rave reviews. The moon is waiting… Corta Helio, one of the five family corporations […]
Back from Eastercon with big news!
We would like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard on her double win at the British Science Fiction Awards. Aliette won for best novel: The House of Shattered Wings and best short fiction: ‘Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight’. This is the first time a single author has won both best novel and best short fiction […]
Congratulations to Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson!
We’d like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson on their shortlisting for the BSFA Best Novel Award. Luna by Ian McDonald ‘All the pleasures of a cut-throat soap opera in space’ The Guardian The moon is home to five powerful houses; huge corporations, vying to take control of the moon’s […]
Christmas Reads for SF Lovers
Want to win at Christmas? Not sure what to get the SF reader in your life? We’ve got 10 epic SF books that will ensure that you make their seasons readings merry and bright. Luna by Ian McDonald The Moon wants to kill you. She has a thousand ways to do it. The bitter cold of […]
The Gollancz Advent Calendar Giveaway!
We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below. 1st December: Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson More than 300 years after the events of […]
The Martian: What to Read Next
So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms? Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness? Fear not! The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have a prescription for you! Whether your chosen medicine is a book set on a scientifically-accurate Mars, a romantic vision of […]
Happy Publication Day 17th September 2015
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we have some out-of-this-world new books to fill up your shelves. Get ready for epic space opera, incredible adventure the unmissable Xeelee collection! Wishlists at the ready, start plotting your visit to your […]
Team Gollancz Friday Reads
Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this bank holiday weekend (against the setting of our very shiny new offices).. Amy – Robot Overlords by Mark Stay Sophie – The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris Gillian – Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock Simon – Things That Never Happen by M. John Harrison Marcus – Luna by Ian McDonald […]
Cover Reveal- Luna: New Moon
We are absolutely thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for Ian McDonald’s new novel, Luna: New Moon. Designed by Black Sheep (who are also responsible for Adam Roberts’ covers) this was one of those happy occasions when the designers not just hit the brief for the cover but make it better than you […]
From the Archives: In Praise of . . . Interzone
As we come to the end of a summer that’s seen London busy with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest, hosting the largest World Science Fiction Convention in history and put on the inaugural (and very successful!) Gollancz Festival, the gnomes who run the SF Gateway have need of a rest. But rather than leave you […]
On This Day: Tragedy in Brazil
The date: July 16, 1950 The place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (specifically, the Maracaña stadium) The event: the final match of the 1950 World Cup, Brazil vs Uruguay Sport and science fiction don’t mix, certainly not if you buy into the stereotypes – on both sides. SF fans are all spotty, nerdy, anaemic weeds, […]
SF Gateway: the BSFA Award-winners
With the 65th Eastercon just round the corner and with it the presentation of the BSFA Awards, we thought it appropriate to take a look over the history of the award and see how many of our titles have won the award since it was relaunched in its current form in 1970. And we’re glad […]
In Praise of . . . Interzone
The history of classic science fiction (in which SF Gateway has some small interest …) is, in many ways, the history of the pulp magazines. From the beginning of the modern field, in which they were the only realistic avenue for publication, through the Golden Age as exemplified by John W. Campbell‘s influential run on […]